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  • Photography Exhibition

    We organized a photo exhibition Moments: A Chronicle of Childhood  in July 2011 to showcase some of the photographs that the children of CHINAR Home had taken during a month long photography workshop given by our summer volunteer from U.S.A Fatima Padela. She taught the children basic photography skills and allowed them to explore their creativity. The children showed a remarkable degree of creativity as well as an unexpected insight in capturing the essence of their childhood at CHINAR Home. The exhibition was a celebration of that childhood,  of their resilience in the face of many odds, and of their  accomplishments—big and small. It was a peek into their life as seen through their eyes.

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  • Storytelling

    CHINAR Home children were invited to a storytelling and reading session organized by Eureka Bookstore in  Rajbagh, Srinagar. The event was held in August 2012. The children listened to the stories being read and interacted with the storyteller and other children present on the occasion.

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  • Football Training

    The boys of CHINAR Home were provided football practice and training sessions by Jammu and Kashmir Football Association at Polo Ground Srinagar. The boys enjoyed the training sessions and picked up several new skills in football and were also given football uniform and shoes.

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  • Party Time!

    The management of Taj Vivanta Hotel invited the children of CHINAR Home to a lunch on January 1, 2013 in connection with New Year’s celebrations. The children were delighted to participate and also enjoyed the view of the Dal Lake and its environs from the mountain-top location of the hotel.

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  • Partnership with Give India

    After a rigorous process of assessment and verification which lasted several months, CHINAR Kashmir was included in the listing of NGO’s on the reputed international donation platform Give India in May 2012. This means that donors in US and UK can donate to us through the Give India website and get a tax benefit in their respective countries. Our inclusion on the Give India platform bears testimony to the quality and strength of our programs and the real impact they are having on the ground. Give India is India’s premier online donation platform that connects individuals with over 150 reputed grassroots NGO’s like CHINAR Kashmir and offers international donors the option to donate to these NGO’s and get a tax benefit in their respective countries.

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